News: All categories

Post Brexit food laws threaten trade

Following Brexit, changes in food law will affect every UK farmer, grower and food producer. Anyone involved in supplying or producing food is being urged to fully understand the legal implications of Britain leaving the EU. Reading University is offering three online courses in 2020 with the...

Online Drone Course Aims To Explain New Regulations

Farmers are being urged to fully understand the legal implications of drone use and seek training ahead of new 2020 regulations. New regulations published on 21st June by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will require farmers to become more aware of how to deploy drones on their land. However,...

Talk With The Experts: Capturing A Growing Market Event Interviews

Lifestyle changes, ethical choices and environmental concerns have driven a huge demand for plant and vegan based products in the UK over the last two years.  According to Mintel, in January of this year, the UK overtook Germany as the leading country for development of vegan food products. One in...

CPD course offers unique insight into ruminant nutrition

With the recent focus on the contribution of ruminants towards global greenhouse gas emissions and what actions can be taken to mitigate this, the Agrifood Training Partnership (AFTP) is offering vets and animal health trade professionals (SQPs) an opportunity to study ruminant nutrition at a...

Leading supermarket chooses the AFTP to enhance technical manager’s knowledge

Hella Lipper-Morse is an experienced exotic fruit specialist. She has spent many years working with growers worldwide to secure sustainably grown produce. In her early career she specialised in fair-trade bananas before moving to become Technical Manager at Waitrose.  Whilst at Waitrose, Hella was...

Increase your understanding of Sustainable Livestock Production

Livestock producers and food chain specialists now have a rare opportunity to develop a more in depth understanding of how global livestock production can be made more sustainable. The ‘Sustainable Livestock Production Systems’ course, delivered by the University of Reading and AgriFood Training...

Capturing a Growing Market - Developing exciting new products for consumers choosing a plant based diet

Capturing a Growing Market - Developing exciting new products for consumers choosing a plant based diet – challenges and opportunities. A one-day workshop brought to you by the University Partners and Associates of the AgriFood Training Partnership. September 12th 2019 - University of Nottingham...

Major retailer supports new graduate to study MSc through the Agrifood Training Partnership

Cerys Jenkins is part of an agriculture team with responsibility for a supermarket’s supply of pork. At just 26, she has a demanding and technically challenging role that requires a breadth of practical and theoretical knowledge. Cerys explains, “I work with the pig farmers who supply us to...

How do our food choices impact on the environment?

25% Course Discount Available Developments in agriculture, supply chain management and an increase in food trends have all led to a world full of choice that threatens to starve countries of water and damage the environment. Variety, price, dietary trends and concerns about animal welfare have...

Our partners

Our funder